REPRESENTATIVE AND DISTRIBUTION NEWS
May 1, 2003 12:00 PM
Dortronics Systems appointed Pro Rep Corp. (California, Nevada, and Hawaii) and Mountain West Marketing (Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming) to the company's roster of sales organizations…. Phase Technology, home-entertainment speaker manufacturer, selected Marketing Matters as its PR agency of record…. Apogee Sound International announced the company's Distributor of the Year Awards. Apogee named Tom Lee Music of Hong Kong Distributor of the Year for Asia and Akhan Elektronik from Istanbul, Turkey, Distributor of the Year for Europe…. Three AVAD, LLC partners were honored by InFocus Corp. for outstanding ScreenPlay sales performance within the AVAD distribution network. AVAD Central/Allnet received the award for top sales performance in 2002, and AVAD Ohio/SC Distributors and AVAD Rocky Mountain/Primax AV Distributors received first and second place, respectively, for sales versus quota…. Dynamic Digital Technologies will be the exclusive distributor of BenQ home-theater products and a nonexclusive distributor of other BenQ digital lifestyle products for commercial applications…. Cordial/Riley Marketing represents Bag End Loudspeakers Systems in Michigan…. Maryland-based S. K. Macdonald was named Shure's Representative of the Year for 2002…. SoundTube Entertainment named Sound Vision Marketing of Florida, GP Marketing of Washington, and the SG Group of California as manufacturer representatives…. Cardone, Solomon and Associates represents U.K.-based Clockaudio North America in the Northeast…. Armstrong World Industries expanded distribution of its i-ceilings sound systems line of speaker panels and electronics with the addition of six rep firms: BC Electronics (lower Midwest), GP Marketing (Northwest), Haddonfield Micro Associates (Mid-Atlantic), Starin Marketing (upper Midwest), Quest Marketing (Southeast), and TroutFarm Technical Sales (Northern California and Nevada)…. J. B. Stanton Communications was named the public relations agency for Universal Remote Control…. Altec Lansing Professional announced a new group of manufacturers' representatives to assist in marketing the company's commercial speaker products and accessories in North America. The rep firms include: Applied Technologies Group (Southeast); Audio Associates (mid-Atlantic); Audio Biz (northern Illinois and western Wisconsin); Audio Marketing Associates (Ohio, western Pennsylvania, and West Virginia); Eakins/Bernstein Associates (Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, and southern Illinois); Fault Line Sales (Alaska, northern and western Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and western Montana); Henderson Company (New England and Upstate New York); Highway Marketing (Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Arkansas); McFadden Sales (Indiana, Kentucky, and Michigan); Metro North Marketing (metropolitan New York City); ProSonic Solutions (Rocky Mountain states); Sound Vision Marketing (Florida); Western Audio Sales (Southern California, southern Nevada, and Arizona); and Yore Company (Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and western Wisconsin). In addition, Tom Anderson — owner of TJM Marketing and Sales in Coquitam, British Columbia — will represent Altec Lansing Professional in Canada.
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